Tag Archives: SPLC

Tony Perkins: Christians Must Boycott Chick-Fil-A

Looks like the haters are coordinating their messaging. Also just in via email: Tax reports have now exposed Chick-fil-A for funding the anti-Christian SPLC; an organization linked in federal court to domestic terrorism after their smear campaign of Christian organizations resulted in a shooting in which the gunman planned to smear Chick-fil-A sandwiches in the faces of his victims. Not …

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Hate Group Appeals Ruling On “Hate Group” Naming

Pat Robertson’s CBN reports: A Florida-based ministry has appealed its defamation and discrimination lawsuit against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for its published claim labeling the ministry as a “hate group” alongside the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, and other infamous hate organizations. D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM), a Christian media ministry founded in 1974 by the late Dr. D. …

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Federal Court: Hate Groups Can Be Called Hate Groups

The Associated Press reports: A federal judge says a liberal advocacy group has a First Amendment right to call a Christian ministry a hate group for its opposition to homosexuality. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson threw out a lawsuit filed by the Florida-based Coral Ridge Ministries Media Inc. against the Southern Poverty Law Center of Montgomery, Alabama. The ministry sued …

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State Dept Suspends Unmasked White Supremacist

Politico reports: The State Department has put on leave an employee of its energy bureau after reports that he has been an active member of a white supremacist group for more than five years, two sources familiar with the situation said on Thursday. Matthew Gebert, a foreign affairs officer for the department’s Bureau of Energy Resources, was linked to the …

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Proud Boys Announce Slander Lawsuit Against SPLC

Ford Fischer reports at News2Share: Members and leadership of right-wing organization “The Proud Boys” assembled Monday afternoon in front of the Lincoln Memorial to hold a press conference announcing a lawsuit against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). “The SPLC is the glue holding together all the media’s lies about us,” said Enrique Tarrio. The group argued that they are …

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Court Orders Nazi Leader To Return To US For Lawsuit

The Associated Press reports: A neo-Nazi website operator must be present in the U.S. for questioning under oath in a lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an anti-Semitic “troll storm” against a Montana real estate agent’s family, a federal judge has ruled. The Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin says he lives abroad and says it’s too dangerous for him to travel …

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SPLC Sues Ex-Gay Torture Outfit For Continuing To Operate After Court Order To Disband Due To Fraud

The New Jersey Advance reports: A nonprofit organization that was found guilty of consumer fraud in New Jersey and ordered to disband for promoting gay-to-straight conversion therapy is operating under a new name and continues to make money from the discredited treatment, according to a new lawsuit. The SPLC filed an injunction in state Superior Court in Hudson County Wednesday …

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SPLC Blames Trump For Latest Spike In Hate Groups

NPR reports: For the fourth year in a row, the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights organization that tracks hate groups, reports that hate and domestic extremism are rising in an unabated trend. The center found a 30 percent increase in U.S. hate groups over the past four years and a 7 percent increase in hate groups in 2018 …

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Gavin McInnes Sues SPLC Over Hate Group Designation

The Daily Beast reports: Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes sued the Southern Poverty Law Center on Monday, claiming that the civil-rights organization has cost him business opportunities by designating the pro-Trump men’s group he created as a hate group. In the lawsuit, McInnes blames the SPLC’s “hate group” designation for the Proud Boys for everything from his being kicked off …

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Civil Rights Groups Sue Trump Over Asylum Restrictions

Bloomberg reports: The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the Trump Administration’s latest attempt to seal the U.S. southern border by stopping undocumented migrants from seeking asylum after they’ve already entered the country. The advocacy group is seeking a court order temporarily preventing the government from restricting asylum applications to those made at official ports of entry. The restrictions will …

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Ex-Gay Crowdfunding Site Raises $100K To Help “Death To Gays” Chicago Priest Who Burned Rainbow Flag

From the crowdfunding site Funding Morality: Chicago priest Father Paul John Kalchik is being persecuted by his bishop Cardinal Blase Cupich and was forced into hiding on September 21st after Cardinal Cupich threatened to have him committed to a psychiatric treatment center. Kalchik’s offense? Burning a banner that had been unused for close to a dozen years that depicted a …

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SPLC Savages Jeff Sessions For Praising Hate Group: The ADF Advocates For Literally Imprisoning LGBTs

From the Southern Poverty Law Center: During his campaign, President Trump promised to be “a real friend” to the LGBT community. Yet, yesterday, his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, lauded the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a group that vilifies the LGBT community and promotes discrimination against it in the name of religion. What’s more, Sessions attacked the SPLC for calling the …

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Liberty Counsel Appeals “Hate Group” Ruling

Via press release: Liberty Counsel filed an appeal to the Court of Appeals challenging the district court’s dismissal of its lawsuit against GuideStar. Liberty Counsel’s lawsuit challenges GuideStar over its false and defamatory “hate group” label that it placed on GuideStar’s Liberty Counsel page. The lawsuit charges GuideStar violated the federal Lanham Act, along with state law violations of Interference …

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Liberty Counsel: We’re Like Holocaust Victims

Last month the Liberty Counsel lost its defamation lawsuit against the charity rating organization GuideStar, which had marked them as a hate group using information provided by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Liberty Counsel president Mat Staver is out this week with a typically insane characterization of GuideStar’s move. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Staver complained that GuideStar …

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Pro-Trump Nazi Site Owner Andrew Anglin Served With SPLC’s Harassment Suit After Five Months In Hiding

The Daily Dot reports: Lawyers for a Jewish woman suing prominent white supremacist Andrew Anglin have served their lawsuit in a local Ohio newspaper after being unable to find him for almost five months. In new court filings, Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) lawyers said an Ohio court clerk has published a legal notice in the Daily Reporter, a legal …

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Tony Perkins: Pray For Jesus To Stop The SPLC

Today’s FRC prayer of the day: Pray that the SPLC’s leaders, deeds, and motives will be exposed and that their influence will diminish. May God mercifully reach into the lives of the SPLC’s leaders, staff, and supporters, and convict them of the wrong they are doing. May the Holy Spirit lead them to repentance. May many encounter Christ dramatically, just …

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Extremist Hate Groups Issue Joint Letter Demanding That Media Ceases Using The SPLC’s Hate Groups List

From the far-fight site Newsbusters: Conservative leaders are calling out the liberal media for a dangerous hypocrisy: While media outlets readily promote an organization locating conservative and faith-based organizations on a “hate map,” they would never do the same for a map of abortion providers. On Wednesday, 47 conservative leaders and organizations demanded that news outlets immediately halt their use …

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George And Amal Clooney Donate $1 Million To SPLC

USA Today reports: If money talks, George and Amal Clooney made it shout Tuesday, by donating $1 million to the Southern Poverty Law Center to help fight hate groups in the wake of tragedy and violence in Charlottesville, Va. The SPLC, a leading civil-rights group that monitors hate groups and campaigns against bigotry, is partnering with the Clooney Foundation for …

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Hate Group Sues SPLC Over Hate Group Label

From a press release published by Christian Newswire: Dr. Frank Wright, President & Chief Executive Officer at D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM), announced that DJKM filed suit today in the United States District Court against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The lawsuit alleges, among other things, that the SPLC illegally trafficked in false and misleading descriptions of the services …

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Hate Groups Are Furious That CNN Published The SPLC’s Hate Groups Map After Charlottesville Terror Attack

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: CNN has published a fake news article, “Here are all the active hate groups where you live,” that recklessly lists pro-family organizations, including Liberty Counsel, as active “hate groups” throughout the nation. Liberty Counsel has sent a demand letter to CNN regarding this article that cites the discredited Southern Poverty Center Law (SPLC), …

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